Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
756 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

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CALDWELL LA-
756 PM CDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CALDWELL PARISH IN NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF COLUMBIA...

* UNTIL 1045 PM CDT

* AT 756 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL THAT CONTINUED TO REDEVELOP AND
  DRIFT SOUTHWEST OVER MUCH OF CALDWELL PARISH. DOPPLAR RADAR
  ESTIMATES THAT AN INCH AND A HALF TO NEAR THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAS
  FALLEN NEAR COLUMBIA...WITH ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TO
  AFFECT THE AREA OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. THIS MAY RESULT IN
  MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING...POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO IN EXCESS OF TWO INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA THROUGH 1045 PM.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3207 9192 3203 9189 3199 9189 3195 9225
      3222 9224 3229 9202 3226 9198 3223 9199
      3218 9197 3217 9190 3213 9187 3209 9186

$$

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